Solutions: Strategic Design
Here you will find solutions related to high-value distributed solar project design. This topic area explores the benefits of building community solar on the local, distribution grid, as opposed to securing a the resource from large-scale remote projects. Both strategic and technical benefits are included. Sources are provided to help educate utility staff about high-value solar project design and integration. CSVP provides a brief rationale for its preferred fleet model, including multiple projects built at once or over time, as the demand for community solar increases. We also provide a set of resources related to solar carports. This particular design is advantageous in many urban areas, and we provide timely insights on how to approach carport-related cost-challenges.